Track Trap Video

Trackers learn what a track trap is
 

Many species passed by this short section of river sand. This is what trackers call a track trap. A track trap is any area, either with prepared soil, or occurring naturally, that shows tracks well. Open soil, wet sand, muddy river banks, dusty trail edges, are all examples of track traps. The nice soil "traps" the tracks nicely and trackers can use these areas to examine beautiful examples of the footprints of many species. In this particular section, you can see the tracks of mink, mountain lion, deer, great blue heron, river otter, and more.

 

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What else can you find in the nature store? Beartracker's animal tracks coloring book, T-shirts, sweatshirts, journals, book bags, toddler and infant apparel, mouse pads, posters, postcards, coffee mugs, travel mugs, clocks, Frisbees, bumper stickers, hats, stickers, and many more items. All with tracks or paw  prints, or nature scenes. Custom products are available. If you don't see the track you want on the product you want, email me and I can probably create it. Proceeds from all sales go to pay the monthly fees for this web site. You can help support this site as well as get great tracking products! Thank you!

 

Find other tracking products: www.zazzle.com/tracker8459*

 

Also visit these fine stores for more products of interest:

NDN Pride shop - For Indian Pride items for all tribes. Custom items available on request.

ASL Signs of Love - For anyone who uses or is learning ASL, American Sign Language. Custom name items and more are available here.

Get Every Child Outdoors (Get E.C.O.) - My shop dedicated to nature and getting kids interested in nature and the outdoors.

Sales from all stores give commissions to Beartracker's Animal Tracks Den, which helps keep this site online as a free service. We are celebrating ten years online this year!

 

 

 

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